RB Devante McFarlane to Leave Syracuse Football

A new coaching staff will change the dynamic of an incoming recruiting class without a doubt.  But for players already on the team, it rarely results in significant changes.  There is a strong suspicion that defensive end Ron Thompson left Syracuse because of a new coaching staff, and now running back Devante McFarlane has elected to leave the program as well. McFarlane joined...
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March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Syracuse TB Devante McFarlane leaves football program

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Syracuse tailback Devante McFarlane has left the football program. McFarlane, who was slated to be the starter last season before freshman Jordan Fredericks emerged, rushed for 563 yards on 111 carries and scored one touchdown in 34 games for the Orange. His rushing totals had decreased in each of the past three seasons under former head coach Scott Shafer...
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March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Devante McFarlane Could Be the Key to Offensive Success

Last year’s offense was historically bad for the Syracuse University football team, with a unit plagued by injury and what we’re learning more and more was ineptitude behind the scenes stemming primarily from former offensive coordinator George McDonald. It didn’t help that the Orange had one of the worst rushing seasons in recent memory, something […]
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July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Grinding it Out: McFarlane, Morris II are next Wave of Syracuse Running Backs

Follow The Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news via Syracuse Media As the season winds down, the Orange has turned to freshmen Devante McFarlane and George Morris II for more carries. Both have been effective with McFarlane averaging nearly seven yards per carry and Morris averaging over four yards per carry. Each has shown burst of speeds that Jerome Smith and Prince...
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November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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